New Databases @UofMLibraries

Database Name: Wharton Research Services
Subscription Year: 2014
Database Description:
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides access over 200 terabytes of data compiled from independent sources that specialize in specific historical financial and economic data. Some sources include Capital IQ, NYSE Euronext, CRSP, and Thomson Reuters. WRDS covers numerous financial, economic and marketing disciplines.

Accounts are available for faculty, students and researchers at the University of Memphis. To get started follow these steps to apply for your account:
Step 1: Go to
Step 2: Click on the link for “Register for a WRDS Account”.
Step 3: Fill out the form.
Step 4: Click “Submit”.

The local WRDS representative will review your request and notify you when it has been processed. To contact your local WRDS representative click here

Database Name: SCOAP3
Subscription Year: 2014
Database Description:
The University Libraries now has access to SCOAP3,a Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics. Peer-reviewed journals within SCOAP3 include Advances in High Energy Physics, Journal of High Energy Physics, Physics Letters B, and Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, among others.

Database Name: Stat!Ref
Subscription Year: 2014
Database Description:
The University Libraries now has access to STAT!Ref Online Medical Database,the premiere healthcare electronic resource.

Trial Databases @UofMLibraries

Database Name: Scopus
Trial Dates: September 2014
Database Description:

Scopus provides abstracts and citation tracking of peer-reviewed literature in science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts and humanities. It features tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Researchers who use Web of Science will find Scopus indexes the same fields but with broader coverage. Our trial will run from August 25-September 22, 2014. Click HERE to access Scopus. For a fact sheet comparing Scopus and Web of Science, or to leave comments, click HERE.

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